1. Thecoasterrus

    Manufacturers' 'Breakthrough' Coaster

    It seems as if companies such as B&M, Intamin, Vekoma and S&S have been around forever, it's hard to imagine what the industry would look like without them. I've decided to go back and discover what individual coaster put these companies on the map and why they still have influence in today's...
  2. Matt N

    How do manufacturers tend to calculate theoretical throughput?

    Hi guys. Whenever parks are sold a ride by a manufacturer, the manufacturer usually calculates a theoretical throughput, which gives an indication of the amount of people a ride could theoretically take in an hour. But I was interested to know; how do the manufacturers calculate this figure? Do...
  3. Thecoasterrus

    Manufacturers With the Most/Least Reliable Rides

    I was thinking the other day that some manufacturers don't get enough credit from enthusiasts for how reliable their rides are, but criticism is often seen with unreliable manufacturers/rides. Which is your opinion are the most and least reliable manufacturers in terms of downtime and...
  4. Matthew Fair

    Some interesting manufacturer graphs..

    Threw these together this evening. Interesting stuff!
  5. Zek_Teh_Kek

    What is the Smoothest ride from each manufacturer?

    While a lot of manufacturers make very smooth rides (and very rough), there's always that one that sticks out in terms of smoothness (or roughness). So, that brings us to the question: What is the Smoothest ride from each manufacturer? Even if their smoothest ride is very rough, it can still...